Mishima Technique: experiments in black and red

I can not explain how much I am fascinated by this oriental technique of Japanese origin made ​​with colored engobes. I'm still experimenting but I find that the effect of the incisions filled with black engobe is amazing ... Below we see first the working of clay to leather hardness, then a picture of a bowl after the first firing. The remaining photographs are of the bowls glazed after the … [Read more...]

Small pots in blue

I miss the clay, I have little time and little space to work with it. The clay is calling me through my little blue vases and for now I can not answer. Waiting for quiet moments when I will listen to my wheel to turn again ... … [Read more...]

My pottery in Bath

I'm attending a pottery course at the City of Bath College, and I have the possibility to learn, confront and try out new ceramic techniques. Here are my last pottery! I thought that could be an attractive proposition for students to design a set of 3 small pots with different shapes but with similar decorations, to work on the concept of a "triad" of objects connected by an idea that unites … [Read more...]

Throwing clay!

I had an unforgettable experience learning how to throw clay with the Master Paul Webb in Wolfcastle (Pembrokeshire, UK). I’m just at the beginning of this extraordinary art, it’s just a training for me, but I feel something really special and magic in this practice, more and more! me and my (attempts) pottery! the Master Paul Webb … [Read more...]